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DEFINITION: Polymorphic malware is harmful, destructive or intrusive computer software such as a virus, worm, Trojan or spyware that constantly changes ("morphs"), making it difficult to detect with anti-malware programs. Evolution of the malicious code can occur in a variety of ways such as filename changes, compression and encryption with variable keys.Although the appearance of the code in polymorphic malware  … 
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Next-Generation Anti-Malware Testing for Dummies
sponsored by Cylance
WHITE PAPER: Inside this Next-Generation Anti-Malware Testing for Dummies e-book, learn about next-generation endpoint security techniques and how you can use machine learning and AI to protect against advanced persistent threats.
Posted: 31 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2017

Cylance

Five Reasons to Reevaluate Your Current Backup Approach
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: By downloading this resource, you'll discover 5 reasons you may need to reevaluate your current backup approach. Read on to see a platform that enables instant recovery from ransomware, supports all major hypervisors, and more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2017 | Published: 27 Oct 2017

Acronis

EternalBlue – Everything there is to know
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
RESOURCE: Go inside this asset to learn everything you've ever wanted to know about the EternalBlue vulnerability. From its mysterious background, the 3 bugs it uses, and even the code it runs on.
Posted: 24 Oct 2017 | Published: 29 Sep 2017

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Case Study: Quadruple Backup Speed and Blocks Ransomware Attacks with Backup Platform
sponsored by Acronis
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how Johnson Electric, one of the world's largest electrical providers, protected their organization against ransomware targeting their large amount of data.
Posted: 24 Oct 2017 | Published: 24 Oct 2017

Acronis

Does Your Mobile Anti-Virus App Protect or Infect You? The truth behind DU Antivirus Security
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
RESOURCE: Instead of protecting user data, DU Antivirus Security, did just the opposite. Instead of encrypting data, they used private information for commercial purposes without permission. Go inside to learn more about how DU Antivirus Security works, and how you can take steps to avoid other malicious apps like it in the future.
Posted: 20 Oct 2017 | Published: 18 Sep 2017

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Marcher Marches On: The Anatomy of a Banker Malware
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
RESOURCE: Inside, get a breakdown of the mobile banking malware known as Marcher. Learn how Marcher gets into mobile devices using flash phishing, what harm it can cause once inserted into your device, and more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

"The Next WannaCry" Vulnerability is Here – Let's Stop it before it's too Late
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
RESOURCE: Go inside to learn why the WannaCry attack was able to exploit the EternalBlue vulnerability 2 months after a patch was released, where the next big attack might come from, as well as tips you can take to bolster your system now to defend against malware in the future.
Posted: 19 Oct 2017 | Published: 11 Aug 2017

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

From HummingBad to Worse: The History of the Yingmob
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Inside, learn about the malware known as HummingBad, the main tool of the Chinese cybercriminal group Yingmob. Find out what damage this malware can do, how it went global, and more.
Posted: 18 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

The Mobile Banker Threat - from End to End
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
RESOURCE: This resource offers an example of one strain of malware which infected Google Play, and shows you how easy it is for it to mutate, grow, and change to beat even advanced AVs. Read on to learn what you should do to protect yourself from these threats.
Posted: 17 Oct 2017 | Published: 17 May 2017

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

ExpensiveWall: A Dangerous 'Packed' Malware on Google Play that will Hit You in Your Wallet!
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
RESOURCE: Go inside this resource to learn what makes the new malware found on Google Play, nicknamed "ExpensiveWall" so unique and dangerous, as well as what steps you can take to stay protected.
Posted: 17 Oct 2017 | Published: 14 Sep 2017

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Anti-Virus Comparative
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Malicious software poses an ever-increasing threat, not only because the number of malware programs are increasing, but also due to the continuously changing threat-landscape. Uncover results from the Malware Protection Test and the Exploit Test to compare 7 endpoint security vendors.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Symantec

The Real Identity behind a Wave of Cyberattacks on Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Companies
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
RESOURCE: This case study explores how, using a remote access Trojan known as NetWire and a keylogging program Hawkeye, a Nigerian hacker was able to steal thousands of dollars from companies. Read on to discover the larger trend of business email compromise attacks, and how you can better prepare your company to defend against them in the future.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 15 Sep 2017

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

The Evolution of Crypto Attacks: Understanding, Detecting, and Preventing Ransomware
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WEBCAST: Watch this webinar to learn how ransomware targets your end users and infiltrates your network and explore the history of ransomware form the 1989 AIDS Trojan to 2016's KeRanger attack.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Premiered: May 16, 2016, 01:03 EDT (05:03 GMT)

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Symantec™ Cloud Generation Malware Analysis
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Hackers continue to show endless ingenuity in penetrating corporate networks with malware, which means organizations need to fight back harder than ever. By reading this white paper, you'll learn more about defeating malware.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Published: 13 Oct 2017

Symantec

Mobile Malware in the UK
sponsored by Lookout
WHITE PAPER: The average malware infection on a mobile device costs £6,400. With the rise of employees using mobile devices for work, companies need to be aware of the high cost and vulnerability of malware attacks. This white paper offers a malware case study to help organizations fight back against mobile threats.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Published: 13 Oct 2017

Lookout

Most Wanted Malware: Banking Trojans and Ransomware That Want Your Money
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
RESOURCE: Read this rundown of the top 10 malwares that tried to steal your money in the summer of 2017.
Posted: 12 Oct 2017 | Published: 19 Sep 2017

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

The Next Generation of Cloud App Security
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: By 2020, 85% of large enterprises will use a cloud access security broker (CASB) platform for their cloud services which is up from less than 5% today, according to Gartner. This white paper offers benefits of CASB and how to increase efficacy, avoid incidents and more.
Posted: 06 Oct 2017 | Published: 06 Oct 2017

Symantec

The Human Factor 2017
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
VIDEO: 90% of clicks on malicious URLs occur within 24 hours after they're delivered. Key into this webcast to get a closer look at when users are most likely to click into malicious URLs, which industry's users click the most, and what types of attacks have the most clicks.
Posted: 06 Oct 2017 | Premiered: 06 Oct 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Turning the Tide Against Ransomware
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WEBCAST: WannaCry is officially the largest ransomware outbreak in history, infecting 300,000 total endpoints. But, is it justified to ever pay a ransomware? Watch this webcast to find out.
Posted: 05 Oct 2017 | Premiered: Oct 5, 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Your Security Sandbox Won't Catch it all: The Phishing Problem
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WEBCAST: Take a look at this webcast to uncover different types of email threats through various applications and what your organization can do to reduce your vulnerabilities against malware.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Premiered: Oct 4, 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Stop Malware Cold, Before it can Do Any Damage
sponsored by Dell India
RESOURCE: Click inside this infographic to discover why prevention – not reaction – is the best way to fight back against the growing malware threat.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Published: 04 Oct 2017

Dell India

Your Report on the State of Ransomware for MSPs
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
RESEARCH CONTENT: Inside, hear what more than 1,700 service providers found to be major trends, targets, and impacts of ransomware attacks through early 2017, to help you better inform your backup and DR policies going forward.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Published: 04 Oct 2017

Datto, Inc.

The Fight Against Ransomware
sponsored by Sophos
WEBCAST: Endpoint security has reached a tipping point. Ransomware is expected to generate $1B+ in profit this year. Gain insight into a ransomware strategy and how endpoint security has changed overtime by watching this webcast.
Posted: 03 Oct 2017 | Premiered: Oct 3, 2017

Sophos

Sophos Phish Threat
sponsored by Sophos
WHITE PAPER: Look at this white paper to learn how to automate defense education for your users with routine campaigns, training, follow-up and reporting.
Posted: 03 Oct 2017 | Published: 03 Oct 2017

Sophos

A Primer on File-Borne Malware Threats
sponsored by OPSWAT inc
WHITE PAPER: Verizon's 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report found that 66% of malware was installed via malicious email attachments. In this white paper, examine the ways attackers use files to deliver malware, the reasons these methods are effective, and the steps organizations should take to block these kinds of attacks.
Posted: 02 Oct 2017 | Published: 02 Oct 2017

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MALWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  varies with each "mutation," the essential function usually remains the same. For example, a spyware program intended to act as a keylogger will continue to perform that function even though its signature changes. If the malicious program is discovered by an anti-malware vendor and its signature is added to a downloadable database, the anti-malware program will fail to detect the rogue code after the signature has changed, just as if a new virus, worm, Trojan or spyware program has emerged. In this way, malware creators gain an advantage over countermeasure developers.The best method … 
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